Current Affairs Shows

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Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
4 Episodes
VPRO
Unreported World

Unreported World

Unreported World’s reporters travel to some of the most dangerous and neglected parts of the globe offering the viewer an unrivalled insight into the daily reality for those whose lives are rarely glimpsed by the global news machine.
3 Episodes
Passion
Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers features acclaimed journalist Terre Blair interviewing an extraordinary group of leaders to find solutions to some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity.
1 Episode
Bloomberg
Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
1 Episode
Bloomberg

Current Affairs Episodes

How Is the Coronavirus Outbreak Affecting China's Property Market?

How Is the Coronavirus Outbreak Affecting China's Property Market?

Phillip Zhong, senior equity analyst at Morningstar Investment Management Asia, discusses how the outbreak of the new coronavirus is affecting China's real estate market.
5mins
Bloomberg
There is A Financial Convergence on Climate Change: Morgan Stanley's Choi

There is A Financial Convergence on Climate Change: Morgan Stanley's Choi

In this week's "Commodity-In-Chief" on "Bloomberg Commodities Edge", Bloomberg's Alix Steel talks with Audrey Choi, chief sustainability officer at Morgan Stanley, about green bonds, waste finance and the "plastic economy".
5mins
Bloomberg
Congress Inaction on Solar Tax Credit 'Disappointing': Solar Industry CEO

Congress Inaction on Solar Tax Credit 'Disappointing': Solar Industry CEO

Abigail Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, talks with Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs about how the 30% solar investment tax credit in the U.S. that will start phasing down in 2020.
4mins
Bloomberg
Markets Are Pricing Some Risk, But No Cause for Panic: CMC Markets's McCarthy

Markets Are Pricing Some Risk, But No Cause for Panic: CMC Markets's McCarthy

Michael McCarty, chief market strategist at CMC Markets, discusses how the coronavirus may impact financial markets.
6mins
Bloomberg
Infection Control Works If Practiced Correctly, WHOCC's Seto Says

Infection Control Works If Practiced Correctly, WHOCC's Seto Says

Seto Wing Hong, co-director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control and professor of the school of public health at the University of Hong Kong, talks about the new virus that broke out...
8mins
Bloomberg
From Mining Savior to Homicide Charges, the Fall of Vale's CEO

From Mining Savior to Homicide Charges, the Fall of Vale's CEO

Vale SA was dealt back-to-back blows this week as Brazilian officials announced criminal charges including for homicide in the wake of last year's deadly dam collapse, while a prosecutor indicated additional output cuts may be on the horizon. Form...
2mins
Bloomberg
JPMorgan AM's Hui: a Bit More Risk on in 1H, More Balance Portfolio in 2H

JPMorgan AM's Hui: a Bit More Risk on in 1H, More Balance Portfolio in 2H

Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, talks about the outlook for the global economy, the implications for financial markets, and his strategy.
5mins
Bloomberg
BNEF Brief: U.S. Renewable Investment Hits Record

BNEF Brief: U.S. Renewable Investment Hits Record

The U.S. renewable energy investments surged to a record last year. The number was buoyed by wind and solar companies rushing to qualify for federal tax credits being scaled back this year. A total of $55.5 billion were spent in the sector last ye...
1min
Bloomberg
Oil CEOs at Davos Debate Tougher CO2 Cuts as Pressure Mounts

Oil CEOs at Davos Debate Tougher CO2 Cuts as Pressure Mounts

The bosses of some of the world's biggest oil companies discussed adopting much more ambitious carbon targets at a closed-door meeting in Davos, a sign of how much pressure they're under from activists and investors to address climate change. Bloo...
3mins
Bloomberg
Gas Exports Have a Dirty Secret: A Carbon Footprint Rivaling Coal's

Gas Exports Have a Dirty Secret: A Carbon Footprint Rivaling Coal's

President Donald Trump has greenlit 11 LNG terminal projects so far, bringing the U.S. total to 18. Environmentalists once touted the fuel, nicknamed "freedom gas" by the Trump administration, as a better energy alternative, but an analysis shows ...
2mins
Bloomberg
Australia's Policies Going in Wrong Direction in Climate Change, Says Professor Mann

Australia's Policies Going in Wrong Direction in Climate Change, Says Professor Mann

Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Pennsylvania State University, discusses Australia's bushfires and the country's role and response to the climate crisis.
6mins
Bloomberg
China Expands Travel Restrictions Amid Lunar New Year

China Expands Travel Restrictions Amid Lunar New Year

Chinese health officials expanded travel restrictions beyond the epicenter of a SARS-like outbreak that's killed at least 17 people as global fallout from the virus's spread grew. After travel from the central city of Wuhan was halted, three nearb...
3mins
Bloomberg
Gender Equality in Consulting Industry

Gender Equality in Consulting Industry

Imke Wouters, partner at consultancy Oliver Wyman in Hong Kong, discusses gender diversity in the consulting industry.
4mins
Bloomberg
BofA Securities: the Best BOJ Can Do Is to Be Patient

BofA Securities: the Best BOJ Can Do Is to Be Patient

Izumi Devalier, head of Japan economics at Bank of America Securities, talks about the Japanese economy and policies. Japan's key measure of inflation rose at the fastest rate since May, with a higher sales tax boosting prices for a third month an...
4mins
Bloomberg
What We Know About the Jeff Bezos Phone Hack

What We Know About the Jeff Bezos Phone Hack

Bloomberg's William Turton discusses what we know about Jeff Bezos's phone being hacked.
3mins
Bloomberg
S&P Gains on Above Average Volume

S&P Gains on Above Average Volume

Alicia Levine, BNY Mellon Chief Strategist, discusses market outlook and Intel earnings.
4mins
Bloomberg
WHO Says Coronavirus Remains China's Local Emergency for Now

WHO Says Coronavirus Remains China's Local Emergency for Now

The World Health Organization stopped short of calling the new coronavirus from central China a global health emergency, saying the outbreak that's killed more than a dozen people and sickened hundreds remains a local crisis.
3mins
Bloomberg
Value Stocks Favored, Orion Advisor Solutions Says

Value Stocks Favored, Orion Advisor Solutions Says

Rusty Vanneman, chief investment officer at Orion Advisor Solutions, shares his strategy for global stocks.
3mins
Bloomberg
Google and Apple Clash Over Web Browser Privacy

Google and Apple Clash Over Web Browser Privacy

Google claims the anti-tracking tool on Apple's web browser is flawed and creates more problems than it solves. Bloomberg's Gerrit DeVynck reports on 'Bloomberg Technology.'
4mins
Bloomberg
Apple Doesn't Want EU to Require Standard IPhone Chargers

Apple Doesn't Want EU to Require Standard IPhone Chargers

Apple is pushing back against the European Union over an initiative that would standardize chargers for all types of devices. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports on 'Bloomberg Technology.'
2mins
Bloomberg
Intel Shares Surge After Issuing Bullish Forecast

Intel Shares Surge After Issuing Bullish Forecast

Intel Corp. gave bullish quarterly and full-year revenue forecasts, suggesting personal-computer demand remains strong and purchasing by data center owners has come surging back. Anand Srinivasan of Bloomberg Intelligence speaks with Scarlet Fu an...
2mins
Bloomberg
Ex-Wells Fargo Executives Face $59 Million in Fines

Ex-Wells Fargo Executives Face $59 Million in Fines

Eight ex-Wells Fargo & Co. executives are facing a record $59 million in fines, and the bank's former chief executive officer was banned from the industry for their roles in the bank's retail scandals. Bloomberg's Lananh Nguyen speaks with Scarlet...
2mins
Bloomberg
Singapore PM Lee Discusses Coronavirus, U.S.-China Trade, Economy

Singapore PM Lee Discusses Coronavirus, U.S.-China Trade, Economy

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong talks about the novel coronavirus outbreak, the phase-one trade deal between the U.S. and China, the anti-government protests in Hong Kong, and the outlook for the city-state's economy.
6mins
Bloomberg
Detour Gold CEO Says Potential Kirkland Deal Is Good For Shareholders

Detour Gold CEO Says Potential Kirkland Deal Is Good For Shareholders

Mick McMullen, Chief Executive Officer of Detour Gold Corp., discusses a possible acquisition by Kirkland Lake Gold.
6mins
Bloomberg
Death Toll Increases From Wuhan Virus

Death Toll Increases From Wuhan Virus

The coronavirus, which first appeared last month in the central China city of Wuhan, has spread from the mainland to places including Hong Kong and the U.S. It's triggered a global effort to prevent a repeat of the SARS pandemic 17 years ago, whic...
4mins
Bloomberg
How China's Deadly Virus Can Impact Global Markets

How China's Deadly Virus Can Impact Global Markets

The World Health Organization stopped short of calling the new coronavirus from central China a global health emergency, but investors are still worried that fears about the virus could impact markets.
2mins
Bloomberg
Banks Boost Credit Lines as Customers Drown in Debt

Banks Boost Credit Lines as Customers Drown in Debt

Big banks keep raising the limit on people's credit cards even if they don't ask.
3mins
Bloomberg
Philip Morris' Mission Is to Replace Cigarettes, CEO Says

Philip Morris' Mission Is to Replace Cigarettes, CEO Says

Andre Calantzopoulos, Philip Morris International Inc. chief executive officer, discusses the company's regulatory challenges and his views on vaping.
8mins
Bloomberg
Union Pacific CEO Sees Significant Headwind on Coal

Union Pacific CEO Sees Significant Headwind on Coal

Union Pacific Corp. Chief Executive Officer Lance Fritz discusses the company's fourth-quarter performance and outlook with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
6mins
Bloomberg
Purpose in Practice

Purpose in Practice

Ezgi Barcenas, Vice President, Sustainability of AB InBev, Jesus Mantas, Senior Managing Partner of IBM, Suzanne DiBianca, Chief Impact Officer & Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations of Salesforce and Jean Raby, CEO of Natixis Investmen...
27mins
Bloomberg
Colombia Seeks Consensus Before Presenting Pension Bill: President Duque

Colombia Seeks Consensus Before Presenting Pension Bill: President Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque discusses economic growth efforts, the impact of a recent minimum-wage increase, and increasing access to the country's pension system.
8mins
Bloomberg
IBM, will.i.am on Tech Tools for Equality

IBM, will.i.am on Tech Tools for Equality

A conversation between musician and entrepreneur will.i.am and Senior Managing Partner of IBM Jesus Mantas about using technology to create a more equal society at Bloomberg's The Year Ahead: Redefining Corporate Responsibility in Davos, Switzerland.
21mins
Bloomberg
China Puts City on Lockdown After Deadly Virus Outbreak

China Puts City on Lockdown After Deadly Virus Outbreak

Chinese officials halted travel from a city of 11 million as they try to stop the spread of a new SARS-like virus. The coronavirus, which first appeared last month in the city of Wuhan in central China, has killed at least 17 people and infected h...
3mins
Bloomberg
General Motors Backed Cruise Unveils the Autonomous Origin

General Motors Backed Cruise Unveils the Autonomous Origin

Cruise LLC, the autonomous-car startup majority-owned by General Motors Co., unveiled its all-electric self-driving shuttle and announced that the vehicle is headed for production.
1min
Bloomberg
Cold Weather Causes Iguanas to Fall From Trees in Florida

Cold Weather Causes Iguanas to Fall From Trees in Florida

Colder than usual weather in South Florida has been causing iguanas to fall from trees.
1min
Bloomberg
UBS CEO Ermotti on Bank Consolidation, Regulation, Possible Deals

UBS CEO Ermotti on Bank Consolidation, Regulation, Possible Deals

UBS Group AG Chief Executive Officer Sergio Ermotti talks about possible consolidation in the banking industry, regulating banks and returning value to shareholders. He spoke to Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
9mins
Bloomberg
China Limits Some Travel as Singapore Reports Virus Case

China Limits Some Travel as Singapore Reports Virus Case

The outbreak of a SARS-like virus that's killed at least 17 people appeared in the Asian financial hub of Singapore, as Chinese health officials scrambled to halt its spread.
5mins
Bloomberg
SBI's Chairman on Balancing Profit with Purpose

SBI's Chairman on Balancing Profit with Purpose

Rajnish Kumar, the Chairman of India's largest lender, the State Bank of India speaks to Bloomberg Live's Mallika Kapur about balancing profit with purpose at Bloomberg's The Year Ahead: Redefining Corporate Responsibility in Davos, Switzerland.
17mins
Bloomberg
Merkel: Price of Inaction on Climate Far Higher Than Action

Merkel: Price of Inaction on Climate Far Higher Than Action

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed the titans of the corporate world on Thursday at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, warning them that "the price of inaction would be far higher than the price of action." (En...
2mins
Bloomberg
UBS's Ermotti Sees More Bank Consolidation in 2020

UBS's Ermotti Sees More Bank Consolidation in 2020

UBS Group AG Chief Executive Officer Sergio Ermotti said new European banking rules could be the trigger for long-awaited and much-needed regional banking consolidation as lenders weigh combinations to become more competitive. He spoke to Bloomber...
4mins
Bloomberg
Prince Charles meets British Holocaust survivors

Prince Charles meets British Holocaust survivors

Prince Charles meets British Holocaust survivors
1min
ITN
Wilbur Ross Says U.S. Not Cutting Huawei Off From Exports

Wilbur Ross Says U.S. Not Cutting Huawei Off From Exports

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross discusses U.S. policy on Huawei Technologies Corp. and the prospects for a phase-two trade deal with China.
8mins
Bloomberg
Wilbur Ross Says U.S. Has Had Constructive Talks With German Automakers

Wilbur Ross Says U.S. Has Had Constructive Talks With German Automakers

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross discusses the trade tensions between the U.S. and European Union.
5mins
Bloomberg
Chevron CEO Wirth on Coronavirus Threat and Oil Market Volatility

Chevron CEO Wirth on Coronavirus Threat and Oil Market Volatility

Chevron Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Wirth discusses the threat from the novel coronavirus outbreak, the company's strategy and the outlook for the oil market.
7mins
Bloomberg
Goldman's Solomon Sees Fed on Sideline as Economy 'Chugs Along' This Year

Goldman's Solomon Sees Fed on Sideline as Economy 'Chugs Along' This Year

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer David Solomon discusses Federal Reserve monetary policy and the outlook for the global economy with Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro and Tom Keene at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Sw...
4mins
Bloomberg
Goldman's Solomon on Fed Policy, Economy and Investor Day

Goldman's Solomon on Fed Policy, Economy and Investor Day

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer David Solomon discusses Federal Reserve monetary policy, the outlook for the global economy and Goldman's growth strategy.
14mins
Bloomberg
RBC's McKay Sees 'Decent Cycle Ahead' for Growth

RBC's McKay Sees 'Decent Cycle Ahead' for Growth

Royal Bank of Canada Chief Executive Officer Dave McKay discusses the macroeconomic environment and the fight against climate change.
5mins
Bloomberg
How Saudi Aramco Became a $2 Trillion Crown Jewel

How Saudi Aramco Became a $2 Trillion Crown Jewel

The world's most valuable company isn't Apple, Amazon or Google. That title instead belongs to Saudi Aramco. This is the story of how an oil company that started out as an American dream became Saudi Arabia's cash cow.
10mins
Bloomberg